Audio and Broadcasting Practice

MDA60022 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2023 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

27 Feb 23 - 28 May 23

4 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
12 Mar 23

31 Mar 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Apr 23

Aims and objectives

The unit develops technical operating skills useful for all sectors of the Australian and international radio, audio and podcast industries and enable students to critically evaluate broadcasting practices in Australia primarily but also overseas. Finally, the unit will allow students to develop creative and entrepreneurial approaches to creating radio, audio and podcasting products.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Demonstrate understanding of broadcasting in various radio and podcasting formats to establish and consolidate basic broadcasting skills.
2. Present, discuss and critically evaluate broadcasting practices in Australian and international radio and podcast industries.
3. Develop vocal presentation and production skills, indicating ability to relate to an audience and operational proficiency.
4. Produce industry standard radio programs or podcasts with basic content elements

Courses with unit

GC-MCO Graduate Certificate Media and Communication
GD-MCO Graduate Diploma Media ad Communication
MA-MCO Master Media and Communication